Binyamina Winery was founded in 1952 by Joseph Zeltzer. He immigrated to Israel from Hungary infused with a passion to continue being a winemaker, like he was in his birth of country. Zeltzer originally named the winery Eliaz, after his son who fell in a battle during Israel's War of Independence in 1948. He soon began making wine in the center of what was then considered Israel's official wine region.
Binyamina Winery has come a long way since the days when Zeltzer sourced his grapes solely from local vineyards. Today, over sixty years later, we maintain superb vineyards across the length and breadth of Israel, from the Golan Heights and Upper Galilee, including Kerem Ben Zimra, Alma, Kadesh Valley, to the Lower Galilee in Mt. Tabor region, the Judean Hills, Karmei Yoseph, and in the south of Israel.